Decopon/Dekopon Oita (Pre-order) デコポン大分 [预购]
Decopon/Dekopon Oita デコポン大分 fruit is sweet, and not acidic.
The secrets to high sugar content and excellent tastes in Decopon/Dekopon Oita デコポン大分 is the temperature within the greenhouses are raised to emulate springtime, encouraging the mandarins to flower and resulting in harvest periods earlier than that of their outdoor counterparts. Controlling the amount of water irrigated during the mandarins’ growth period is an important task since it affects final tastes – to produce mandarins with thin membranes and concentrated sweetness, water levels are painstakingly controlled since it is essential to create adequate water stress in the fruit trees. The carefully cultivated fruits are collected at sorting grounds and are subsequently sorted by light censored sorting machines that carefully select them by sugar content, acidity, color and other criteria. The fruits go through multiple checking processes before they are shipped out.
Although dekopon has thick skin, it’s easy to peel, and its flesh is juicy and soft. After trying it once, you won’t be able to resist its temptation in the future!
Dekopon Oita is the hybrid between Chinese honey orange and Satsuma orange developed by the Japanese in 1972. Dekopon is full of vitamin C and contains various antioxidants such as polyphenol and flavonoid, so it can be used as a functional food for anti-inflammation and anti-oxidation. Some American nutrition specialists even mention that eating Mandarin orange is better than taking supplement tablets in terms of Vitamin C absorption.
It is one of the most popular Japanese seasonal fruits during the New Year.
Country of origin: Oita Prefecture, Japan